Sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica.
Sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica. DAVE HUNT

Usain Bolt's surprise Man Utd phone-in

MANCHESTER United's in-house television channel received a shock when Usain Bolt called up to discuss yesterday morning's (AEST) 2-1 win over Middlesbrough in the English Premier League.

In the post-match phone-in, MUTV presenter Mandy Henry introduced the next caller as a "Usain from Jamaica” but then added: "It's not Usain Bolt is it?”

The six-time Olympic champion replied: "It is Usain Bolt.”

Henry still looked disbelieving as Bolt delivered his post-match analysis.

"They came through like the old Manchester United,” Bolt said.

"They came through and pushed on and persevered, the Manchester United way. It was a great match, I am very happy about this.”

The Jamaican sprinter tweeted to confirm he was the caller and Henry replied : "Sorry Usain - we didn't think it was you! Enjoy your celebrations in Jamaica & call again after West Ham on Monday night!”

news.com.au


Three times the Elvis appeal

Three times the Elvis appeal

Elvis - An American Trilogy show is coming to the Northern Rivers

Un bon film! French cinema festival is coming

Un bon film! French cinema festival is coming

Alliance Francaise Cote du Nord has unveiled this year's program

A beauty, a beast and some singing cutlery sought

A beauty, a beast and some singing cutlery sought

Ballina Players is auditioning for Beauty and the Beast

Local Partners